Flood Warning Issued for Carson River: Information, Tips And Preparedness Items

Staff Reports · 6 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The National Weather Service had issued a flood warning for the Carson River, effective Sunday through Monday. The warning was issued for the East Fork Carson River below Markleeville affecting Alpine and Douglas counties and near Carson City affecting Carson City and Churchill,Douglas and Lyon counties. DETAILS: For the Mainstem Carson River…including Carson City…Major flooding is forecast. For … Continue reading Flood Warning Issued for Carson River: Information, Tips And Preparedness Items

Weekend Storm Could Bring Up To 3 Inches Of Snow To Carson Valley Floor (PHOTOS)

  Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev., February 27, 2015 — Rain could begin as early as 10 a.m. Friday morning in Minden and Gardnerville, giving way to a 90 percent chance of snow Friday night, according to the National Weather Service. Total accumulation of 1 to 2 inches of snow is expected to fall Friday night, with an additional inch possible on Saturday. The bulk of the … Continue reading Weekend Storm Could Bring Up To 3 Inches Of Snow To Carson Valley Floor (PHOTOS)

A Douglas Grad Writes In From The Snow Drifts Of Boston

Editor’s Note: On one of our social media posts last week, Douglas High graduate Kelsey Endter happened to log in and comment on the record snow fall she’s experiencing out on the East Coast in Boston. We said we’d be more than happy to publish any further tales of her experiences there, and were thrilled when she took us up on it. Here’s what she had to say, along with … Continue reading A Douglas Grad Writes In From The Snow Drifts Of Boston

NV Energy Logs 1,955 Man Hours In Carson Valley During Storm & Aftermath; 911 Dispatch Handles 502 Calls

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com “Typically when you have a high wind storm or an unusual event of that magnitude, everyone is engaged … What I mean by that is that it is a dangerous situation and everyone has to be on their toes, has to give 100 percent,” Kelly Toulouse, director of energy delivery for the rural districts of NV Energy said. “We don’t really … Continue reading NV Energy Logs 1,955 Man Hours In Carson Valley During Storm & Aftermath; 911 Dispatch Handles 502 Calls

Carson Valley Receives Blanket Of Snow Overnight (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev., December 30, 2014 — The Valley received a fresh blanket of snow Monday night, as thick as 2 to 3 inches in some areas. We’re collecting your snow photos all day. It’s still winter break for the kids, so catch them doing something fun! (Continued Below) PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS Continue reading Carson Valley Receives Blanket Of Snow Overnight (PHOTOS)

High Winds Cause Power Outages In And Around Douglas County (Photos)

Staff Reports Gardnerville, Nev., December 11, 2014 — Thursday’s winds caused power outages around Douglas County. Portions of Stateline lost power first, starting around 10 am. Portions of the Ranchos, downtown Gardnerville and Minden followed as the day progressed and wind gusts topped 90 mph. Internet outages around the valley were reported Thursday morning as well. Power was restored to most of the Valley Thursday evening, though … Continue reading High Winds Cause Power Outages In And Around Douglas County (Photos)